Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan has called upon the Federal Government to take a new approach to funding local government to ensure the long-term sustainability of rural and regional councils, such as Benalla Rural City.. In a speech to
A-Grade. Coming into round nine after a bye week the Bats girls were ready to take on the strong Bonnie Doon outfit.. Having come up against them in a practice match earlier in the year, the Goorambat girls were under no illusions and knew what they
The high-flying Saints have fallen from cloud nine.. Round 10 hit the GVL like a wintry slap to the face, as Benalla shivered through its clash at Mansfield.. The cold blast and wind advantage at one end of the ground made it challenging for both
An outstanding team effort enabled Plovers to hold out a determined Kookaburras outfit, posting a gallant 3-2 victory in their A-grade clash last week.. Hard-hitters Mick Kelly and Michelle Feldtmann stayed focused under pressure to win a singles
The Saints had the odds stacked against them right from the start on Saturday.. The A-grade side had two Mansfield umpires presiding over the game away from home, causing a stir among the Saints.. Benalla’s coach Pip O’Donoghue said she
The Suns travelled to the Gilbert Gordon Oval in Woodend in near freezing conditions.. The home team fired up for a win for their big man Ray Tadd playing his 500th career game.. The Suns started well controlling much of the play, but were unable to
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has taken home her baby girl Neve, after the new family made their media debut on Sunday.
The former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday for attempting to pervert the course of justice.
An inquest will investigate the deaths of 10 people in Melbourne during a rare thunderstorm asthma event caused by high pollen, strong wind, heat and moisture.
Counting has begun after Turkish polls closed, with President Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AK Party taking an early lead in the elections.
US President Donald Trump has made a case for immediately deporting illegal immigrants "who invade our country" with "no judges or court cases"
Prince William has begun a politically delicate visit to the Middle East, spending two days in Jordan before heading to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Housing oversupply, tighter lending policies and investor crackdowns have led to a slowdown in house price growth across Australia, according to a new report.
Anglicare Australia has exposed problems with the automation of Centrelink services, which is stressful and costing community organisations time and resources.
A petition is calling on Australian airline Qantas and 11 others to not fly two Tamils and their two Australian-born children to Sri Lanka.
The federal opposition is set to personally target Malcolm Turnbull over him standing to benefit from company tax cuts.